Alexander Pope Quotes About Teaching

Quotes about: Teaching
  • Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.

    Alexander Pope (1806). “The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In Verse and Prose: Containing the Principal Notes of Drs. Warburton and Warton: Illustrations, and Critical and Explanatory Remarks, by Johnson, Wakefield, A. Chalmers, F.S.A. and Others. To which are Added, Now First Published, Some Original Letters, with Additional Observations, and Memoirs of the Life of the Author”, p.411
  • Let such teach others who themselves excel, And censure freely who have written well.

    Alexander Pope, William Roscoe (1847). “The works of Alexander Pope, esq., with notes and illustrations, by himself and others. To which are added, a new life of the author, an Estimate of his poetical character and writings, and occasional remarks by William Roscoe, esq”, p.319
  • To dazzle let the vain design, To raise the thought and touch the heart, be thine!

    Alexander Pope, Owen Ruffhead (1769). “Life comp. by Owen Ruffhead”, p.222

Alexander Pope

  • Born: May 21, 1688
  • Died: May 30, 1744
  • Occupation: Poet
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